The attorneys at St. John, Bowling & Lawrence offer skilled, effective defense for clients charged with criminal offenses. The attorneys represent clients in a wide variety of criminal matters in state and federal courts in Virginia. A criminal conviction not only puts a person at risk for expensive fines and jail time, but a criminal record can negatively impact employment opportunities and other areas of life for years to come. Our criminal defense attorneys work to achieve the best result possible and minimize any negative consequences that can follow an arrest.
Criminal Defense – From simple misdemeanor offenses such as traffic tickets to the most serious felonies, our firm brings 50 years of combined experience to the aid of clients needing immediate assistance to avoid the serious penalties and other negative consequences of a criminal conviction. Some of the more common charges we handle in this regard are DUI charges.
White Collar Criminal Defense – Prosecutions for white collar offenses are often based on lengthy investigations by law enforcement agencies who build strong cases before an arrest is ever made. Having strong, effective representation is essential to avoiding lengthy prison sentences, asset forfeiture, or the loss of a professional license.
Campus Disciplinary Proceedings – Campus code violations can derail an education and mar an otherwise bright future. Early intervention and professional representation can help avoid life-altering consequences and get one’s future back on track. Our practice in this highly-specialized area of law covers institutions of higher learning statewide.